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Classroom Collaboration Turned Catastrophe

I overheard a student in the high school talking on and on about a love triangle between her, her current boyfriend, and her ex-boyfriend. I couldn’t help but stop, introduce myself, and advise her, no matter what, to remain honest and classy because a damaged reputation can sometimes be irreparable. She and her friends were… Continue reading Classroom Collaboration Turned Catastrophe

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This Is What Mrs. D Taught Me About Building Relationships With Students

Thinking back on my first few years as a teacher, I don’t think I was as good as I thought as I was.  Sure, I was prepared and didn’t have issues with my administrators but, given what I know now, I made a mistake by not prioritizing relationships with kids. Everyday I would come to… Continue reading This Is What Mrs. D Taught Me About Building Relationships With Students